Review articles

Roter D. The enduring and evolving nature of the patient-physician relationship. Patient Ed Counseling 2000;39:5-15. Author reviews an organizational framework for patient-physician communication.

Dickey LL, Gemson DH, Carney P. Office system interventions supporting care-based health behavior change counseling. Am J Prev Med 1999;17:299-308. Article reviews the literature on the effectiveness of office system interventions to improve behavior-change counseling.

Elder JP, Ayala GX, Harris S. Theories and intervention approaches to health-behavior change in primary care. Am J Prev Med 1999;17:275-284. i Article reviews behavior-change theories and models.

Whitlock EP, Orleans CT, Pender N, Allan J. Evaluating primary care behavioral counseling interventions. An evidence-based approach. Am J Prev Med 2002;22:267-284. Systematic review of behavioral counseling interventions.

Emanuel EJ, Emanuel LL. Four models of the physician-patient relationship. JAMA 1992;267:2221-2226. Presentation and discussion of models four of communication.

Britt E, Hudson SM, Blampied NM. Motivational interviewing in health settings: a review. Patient Ed Counseling 2004;53:147-155.
Levinson W, Cohen MS, Brady D, Duffy FD. To change or not to change: "Sounds like you have a dilemma". Ann Intern Med 2001;135:386-391. Review of stages of change model using patient dialogue as examples.

Clinical algorithms, practice standards, position papers


Pignone MP, Ammerman A, Fernandez L, et al. Counseling to promote a healthy diet in adults. A summary of the evidence for the US preventive services task force. Am J Prev Med 2003;24:75-92.

US Preventive Services Task Force. Behavioral counseling in primary care to promote a healthy diet. Recommendations and rationale. Am J Prev Med 2003;24:93-100.

US Preventive Services Task Force. Behavioral counseling in primary car to promote physical activity: recommendations and rationale. Ann Intern Med 2002;137:205-207.

Eden KB, Orleans CT, et al. Does counseling by clinicians improve physical activity? A summary of the evidence for the US preventive services task force. Ann Intern Med 2002;137:208-215.